Preakness Wagering usually has the Derby champion as the overwhelming chalk on the Preakness odds board but that’s not likely this year.
Mine That Bird completely flipped the Preakness Wagering board and Preakness odds by winning the Kentucky Derby as a 51-1 shot, completely blowing up a lot of gamblers who will be looking to get their money back with Preakness Wagering on May 16 from Pimlico race track in Baltimore, Maryland.
Mine That Bird will enter Preakness Wagering action as the second biggest long-shot of all time to take the Derby as only Donerail in 1913 was a greater upset at Churchill Downs. The win by Mine That Bird will have a significant effect on Preakness Wagering.
Many of the horses, owners, trainers, and jockeys that were favorites in the Kentucky derby will see Preakness Wagering as a chance to right the wrongs of that stunning result and prove their worth as the best horses in the land.
The Derby was bizarre in that the track was sloppy after a day of rain and one of the top favorites, I Want Revenge, was a last minute scratch due to an injury but is likely to be posted on the board for Preakness Wagering.
Pioneer of the Nile, another Derby favorite, looked to be on his way to a bed of roses before Mine That Bird came out of nowhere on the vacant rail to win going away.
Not only was Mine That Bird a heavy long shot that was ignored, he was in last place for much of the Kentucky Derby before bolting down the stretch to stun everyone watching and completely flip the dynamics of the Preakness Wagering.
The win by Mine That Bird may also mean that other horses not in the Derby will come to the Preakness for a chance to win one of the jewels of the Triple Crown. Many horses will drop out of the Preakness after the Derby but because of this stunning result the gates are expected to be hosting a full field at Pimlico.
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